Saturday, October 19, 2019

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How Does Wind Speed Affect Homerun Chances?

Does wind make much of a difference for baseball flight? Should you expect more homeruns in the summer?
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Can Hints Make a Binary Search Faster?

You need to guess a number between 1 and 100. You are told if your guess is too high or too low. Does it help if you are also told when your guess is within 5 of the answer?
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Thursday, October 10, 2019

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Learn to Eat Vegetables and Improve Your Diet

I grew up eating no vegetables, lots of hot dogs, and lots of sweets. Over the past decade or so, I've achieved what I think is a healthy diet. This is hard for people, so I thought it might help someone if I explained how I personally did it.
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Friday, September 27, 2019

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How Long Do Jobs Take If Randomly Assigned to Threads?

A seemingly simple probability problem came up at work today and I ended up simulating it because it got hard...
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Is Jim Harbaugh Doing Worse Than Average at Michigan?

I've heard a lot over the past couple of years about Harbaugh underperforming at Michigan...
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Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Which Baseball Player Had the Most Impressive Single-Season Batting Average?

Was Ted Williams' 1941 batting average really that remarkable?
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Friday, August 30, 2019

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Which NFL Franchise is Best?

I was curious how NFL franchises have performed over time and if they have streaks of good then bad or if it's all kind of random.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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What Are the Most Common Scores in Baseball?

Is a 5-4 win or a 1-0 win more common? What margin of victories happen most often in baseball? Does baseball have a home field advantage?
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